Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Bar Council bars 19 lawyers from practicing law

On Monday, the Bar Councils of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry issued prohibition orders prohibiting 19 lawyers from practising in all Indian courts, tribunals, and other authorities.

On Monday, the Bar Councils of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry issued prohibition orders prohibiting 19 lawyers from practicing in all Indian courts, tribunals, and other authorities.

Several of the 19 lawyers were disqualified from practicing law. Because they were facing criminal charges for criminal contempt of court, murder, riots, and violations. Of the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).

A few were barred from practising due to the concealment of pending criminal proceedings and history records against them, as well as the suppression of alternative jobs.

Two of the lawyers on the list were found guilty of criminal charges and sentenced to prison.

Four people were named on the list. For filing false motor vehicle accident claim petitions in court using forged medical bills.

As a result of a pending criminal prosecution against him under Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code. For being involved in employment racketeering. And publishing a falsified notification in the name of the Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Chennai. Hence, he was debarred.

Finally, J Lenin was barred from practising because he interfered with the Bar Council’s administration and insisted on registering an advocate against the rules.

He was also accused of spreading false information on social media. And practicing law under a false identity, in violation of the Advocates Act.

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